Active Whakatāne survey participants awarded

Active Whakatāne survey participants awarded

Two lucky recipients have been awarded for their participation in Whakatāne District Council’s Active Whakatāne project – a transport and recreation strategy which aims to make it easier and safer for people to use our roads, pathways, tracks and open spaces,...
Technology changes face of bus travel

Technology changes face of bus travel

The numbers don’t lie – the days of the printed bus timetable appear to be numbered according to Bay of Plenty Regional Council. As the Regional Council prepares to roll out its new Tauranga and Western Bay bus network on Monday 10 December, it has been investigating...
Whakatane Children’s Music School Concert

Whakatane Children’s Music School Concert

A hundred piece orchestra made up of pupils and tutors of the Whakatane Children’ Music School will give a demonstration concert at the Whakatane Intermediate School gymnasium on Friday November 30th at 7.30 P.M.  Admission by donation. This year’s theme is the music...
Recycling drop-offs – sorting required

Recycling drop-offs – sorting required

Anyone dropping-off recyclable waste at the Whakatāne District Council’s Whakatāne or Murupara transfer stations will now be required to sort and place items in the appropriate receptacles. Council Solid Waste Manager Nigel Clarke says that to be able to maintain a...
The Great Coast Clean-up needs you

The Great Coast Clean-up needs you

Waste-Zero-Whakatāne is teaming up with KG Kayaks and the Department of Conservation to bring The Great Coast Clean-Up to our region on Saturday, 10 November. The purpose of the event is to remove as much plastic, rubbish and waste as possible from our coastal...